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direction; way; method; road; path; principle; truth; reason; skill; Tao (of Taoism); a measure word; to say; to speak; to talk
 
to go; to do; capable; all right; competent; OK; okay; to travel; temporary; to walk; will do; behavior; conduct; a row; profession; professional
simp. and trad.
(道行)

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NounEdit

道行

  1. monk training (of Buddhist and Taoist monks)
  2. skill
  3. ability to practice self-restraint

SynonymsEdit

  • (skill):

DescendantsEdit

Sino-Xenic (道行):

JapaneseEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Kanji in this term
どう
Grade: 2
ぎょう
Grade: 2
goon
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NounEdit

道行 (hiragana どうぎょう, rōmaji dōgyō, historical hiragana だうぎやう)

  1. (Buddhism) practice of Buddhism, especially by monks

Proper nounEdit

道行 (hiragana どうぎょう, rōmaji Dōgyō, historical hiragana だうぎやう)

  1. (historical) a monk, purportedly a native of 新羅 (Shiragi, Silla) who attempted to escape with the 草薙剣 (Kusanagi no Tsurugi, literally grasscutting sword), but was returned due to a rainstorm [early-mid 14th century, attested in The Tale of the Heike]

Etymology 2Edit

Kanji in this term
みち
Grade: 2
ゆ(き)
Grade: 2
kun’yomi

Compound of (michi, road) +‎ 行き (yuki, going, the 連用形 (ren'yōkei, stem or continuative form) of verb 行く (yuku), “to go).[1][2]

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NounEdit

道行 (hiragana みちゆき, rōmaji michiyuki)

  1. Alternative spelling of 道行き (michiyuki): a travel, journey; a traditional Japanese overcoat; an elopement

Proper nounEdit

道行 (hiragana みちゆき, rōmaji Michiyuki)

  1. a surname
  2. a male or female given name

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 1988, 国語大辞典(新装版) (Kokugo Dai Jiten, Revised Edition) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan
  2. 2.0 2.1 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN